Y1 End of Term Party

Year 1 had a wonderful time celebrating the end of term.  We enjoyed playing party games together.  We loved the competitive streak we saw in Pass the Parcel, Musical Chairs and Hook a Duck.  We were all good at taking turns and being good sports.  In the afternoon we enjoyed face painting and…

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Wild Things

Using Wild Things as our inspiration, Year 1 had the challenge of creating a boat as well as a Wild Thing out of natural materials.  They set about working together brilliantly as Teams, showing co-operation, determination and lots of laughing and giggling.  The children talked about their designs…

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Moving up to Year 2

Today our Year 1 children spent the morning in their new class, getting to know their new teachers and becoming familiar with the classroom. They looked at photos of what activities they may do in Year 2 then they listened to the story ‘The Dot’ by Peter Reynolds. The message of the story was that…

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Y1 Rosary Beads

To complete our month of dedication to Mary Year 1 made their own rosaries.  We learnt how the rosary can be used to help people pray.  We learnt that 10 beads grouped together are called a decade.  We were amazed at how many prayers can be said using one.  It took a lot of concentration making…

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Y1 Paddington Day

Today we enjoyed a special Paddington Day.  We have been reading and enjoying the story for a couple of weeks now.  Paddington told us to all bring our bears to meet him.  He had a long journey from Darkest Peru so we made him a marmalade sandwich to revive him.  We found out that Paddington is…

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Y1 Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

We all enjoyed wearing green today as part of promoting Mental Health Awareness.  We had lots of fun creating some surprise ‘Take a Break’ packs to send home today.  We talked about what Mental Health means and self help strategies we can use to help ourselves. Year…

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Y1 Investigate Trees

In science Y1 have been learning about different types of trees.  Deciduous trees lose their leaves but evergreen trees stay green all year round.  We enjoyed investigating at home and when we were out to identify deciduous and evergreen trees.  Enjoy looking at what we have found so far. 
 

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Year 1 and the Beanstalks

Wow we have some amazing Bean Plants in our class! We have been looking after them carefully for a few weeks now and they have really enjoyed the sunny windowsill in class.  Each day we have remembered to water them.  Growing our own bean plants has helped us to understand what plants need to grow…

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Y1 Autism Awareness

Today as part of National Autism Awareness Week 2021 Serena volunteered to tell the class all about Autism.  Serena confidently talked to the class and shared her personal experiences. Serena told the class all about the charity that her family has set up to help support and celebrate Autism in…

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Year 1 Toolbox Talk


Today we were lucky to receive a Toolbox Talk from Steve and Steve who are busy making our wonderful new castle.  They showed us how they use plans that are drawn out to help them organise their work.  They talked about the materials they were using to make the castle and where they come from.…

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Y1 Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

Year 1 enjoyed learning all about St. Patrick the Patron saint of Ireland.  We enjoyed researching then writing facts about St.Patrick inside shamrocks.  We created some super spiral snakes because they are in his story.  We learnt how people around the world celebrate the feast of St. Patrick…

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